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In the span of less than two weeks, two employees at the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation have handed in resignation letters. Greg Cooper, director of economic development at the KADC, formally resigned Thursday, Jan. 15, while Tonya Threet, director of community development for the group, notified board members of her resignation...
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As Teacher of the Year from the Kosciusko School District, Gwendolyn Crowell is  among teachers nominated from throughout the state who will be eligible for top teacher award for Mississippi. Sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Education, the program recognizes outstanding performance by public school teachers. The state teacher of...
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On Saturday January 31, the Kosciusko Junior Auxiliary will hold its annual charity ball event at the Attala County Coliseum at 6:30 p.m. The theme for the 2015 ball is Black and White.  Guests will be greeted with live music throughout the night by Delta Acoustic. There will be a silent auction and a draw down for $1000, kindly donated...
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The Kosciusko Whippets dropped one Region 4 contest last week to Leake Central 49-39, won one against Noxubee County 47-45 on Friday and were crushed by non-disrict foe Pearl 76-39 on Saturday.  This pushed the Kosy’s record to 15-4 overall and 3-2 in region play.   In last Tuesday night’s game with the Leake Central...
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The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated in Kosciusko Monday with a prayer service in front of city hall and a program at the junior high. The theme for the local celebrations was “The Dream Marces on: Non-violence, the Most Potent Weapon.” The day opened with pray from Pastor Marvin Myles Jr. and singing...
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A Kosciusko High School senior was recently named Youth of the Year for the second-straight year by the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko-Attala County. Biancca Ball, 18, said she is excited about the opportunity to go back to compete for the state youth of the year title again after finishing third last year. “I feel like...
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DNow (Discipleship Now) involved approximately 300 Attala County youth in a weekend retreat. Theme was “The Old Has Gone – New Creation – The New is Here.”  The sessions were coordinated by youth pastors from churches of the area. They were Brian Adams, First Baptist; Trey Owens, First Presbyterian; Stuart Reese,...
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MCADAMS––The McAdams Bulldogs came into Friday night’s contest seeking their second victory of the year when they played the Ethel Tigers, coming away with a 78-62 victory in the Region 6 contest.  The Bulldogs quickly took the lead in the first quarter, 17-9, and led 34-28 at the half after a 19-point outburst from Ethel...
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MCADAMS––The McAdams Lady Bulldogs came into Friday night’s contest looking to improve upon their 13-3 record and came away with the win 77-37.  This pushed the Lady Bulldogs to 14-3 overall and 3-0 in Region 6.  The Lady Bulldogs put the game away early, taking a 24-2 first quarter lead.  The Lady Bulldogs...
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